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Research Article

The Period Length of Fibroblast Circadian Gene Expression Varies Widely among Human Individuals

  • Steven A Brown mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: steven.brown@molbio.unige.ch (SB), Email: Ueli.schibler@molbio.unige.ch (US)

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Fabienne Fleury-Olela,

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Emi Nagoshi,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology—Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Conrad Hauser,

    Affiliation: Division of Immunology and Allergy, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Cristiana Juge,

    Affiliation: Endocrine Unit, Laboratory of Molecular Endocrinology, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Christophe A Meier,

    Affiliation: Endocrine Unit, Laboratory of Molecular Endocrinology, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Rachel Chicheportiche,

    Affiliation: Division of Immunology and Allergy, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Jean-Michel Dayer,

    Affiliation: Division of Immunology and Allergy, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Urs Albrecht,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Section of Biochemistry, Fribourg, Switzerland

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  • Ueli Schibler mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: steven.brown@molbio.unige.ch (SB), Email: Ueli.schibler@molbio.unige.ch (US)

    Affiliation: Department of Molecular Biology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Published: September 27, 2005
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0030338

About the Authors

Steven A Brown, Fabienne Fleury-Olela, Ueli Schibler
Department of Molecular Biology, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Emi Nagoshi
Department of Biology—Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, United States of America
Conrad Hauser, Rachel Chicheportiche, Jean-Michel Dayer
Division of Immunology and Allergy, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Cristiana Juge, Christophe A Meier
Endocrine Unit, Laboratory of Molecular Endocrinology, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Urs Albrecht
Department of Medicine, Section of Biochemistry, Fribourg, Switzerland

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

SAB conceived and designed the experiments. JMD and CAM supervised handling of human subjects. SAB, FFO, and CH performed the experiments. SAB and US analyzed the data. EN, CJ, JMD, RC, CAM, and UA contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. SAB and US wrote the paper.